Tavaziva Dance Company (UK, London) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: September 11, 2015

Tavaziva runs class for professional dancers and dance students. Bawren Tavaziva teaches his unique synthesis of ballet, contemporary and African dance which is highly energetic, intricate and physically challenging. Guest ballet teachers (Raymond Chai, Hubert Essakow, Liz Alpe, Charlotte Broom, Pippa Duke, Denzil Bailey) lead class on Tuesdays, and Thursday classes are led by Tavaziva artists.

Classes will take place from Monday - Friday: Starting from Tuesday 21st July until 11th September at 10.30 - 12.00pm, the studio will be open from 10am to warm up. Latecomers will not be admitted.

Classes will take place in two studios on the following dates: 20 July - 4 September : Paddington Arts, 32 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BE 7 -11 September: Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham, N15 4RX. Each class will cost £7 per class.

Places are limited, so booking in advance is essential. Please email thea@tavazivadance.com for a booking form.

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This information was published on Thursday, 23 July, 2015

Ceyda Tanc Dance (UK, Brighton)

This is a workshop, Closes: August 5, 2015

Ceyda Tanc Dance are offering intensive workshops in technique and repertory for professional and advanced level dancers. Experience the company's unique style combining contemporary and Turkish folk dance. 

Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th August 2015
Session 1 Advanced: 9am - 1pm
Session 2 Professional: 1:30pm - 5:30pm
£50 for 2 sessions
Open Space Studios, Brighton

Limited to 12 spaces per session, bookings will be taken on a first come first served basis. To register email us at education@ceydatancdance.com. 

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This information was published on Wednesday, 22 July, 2015

The National Rural Touring Forum (UK)

This is a opportunity, Closes: September 11, 2015

The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) has joined forces with The Place, Take Art and China Plate to launch a new 3 year initiative for touring to and making dance for rural areas, funded by Arts Council England through their Strategic Touring programme.
We are seeking artists to take part in this project.

There are opportunities to tour existing shows to rural locations, and we are offering one production award of up to £45,000 to make a new show for rural touring.

If you are interested in these opportunities please read all the guidelines fully, including the FAQs. We look forward to hearing from you!

To apply, fill in the application form, which you can access HERE by 10am on Friday 11 September.

This is the first of two call-outs for this project. For this call out we will prioritise artists who have little or no experience of rural touring. There will be a second call-out in July 2016, when we will also be seeking artists with some existing experience of rural touring.

Artists will be selected by a panel made up by representatives from NRTF, The Place, Take Art and China Plate. Artists will be informed of the decision by Friday 2 October.
If you have any questions email us (ruraltouring@theplace.org.uk) or call 020 7121 1040.

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This information was published on Thursday, 16 July, 2015

Adam Rutherford (Germany, Berlin) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: July 31, 2015

As part of a creative residency in Berlin, Birmingham's acclaimed choreographer Adam Rutherford (Rutherford Dance Company) will be delivering a three day intensive workshop at Dock 11 & Eden studios for dance practitioners within the region.

Sessions will include a fast paced and dynamic contemporary technique class which will challenge stamina with innovative phrases and exercises. Rutherford will also offer insight into his working practice and teach rep from his 2015 Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Funded projects Never Going Home Again and What Sexuality Is Love?

Both projects form part of Rutherford's wider investigation into Global Equality.
These workshops are aimed at dancers in vocational training and professionals. The workshop language is English.

Place: DOCK 11, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin, Saal 3

Dates: Monday 10th August until Wednesday 12th August 2015, 11:30 - 15:30 h

Price: €150

Registration / Information: damian.kerlin@rutherforddance.com

More Information : http://www.dock11-berlin.de/index.php/cat/2_3/id/p369_Three-Day-Intensive-Workshop.html

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This information was published on Monday, 22 June, 2015

Autin Dance Theatre (UK, Birmingham) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: July 8, 2015

As part of their rehearsals for 'Pathos' and with the support of Birmingham Dance Network, Autin Dance Theatre will be opening professional morning classes at mac birmingham and DanceXchange for dance practitioners within the region.

The classes are FREE of charge and will be led by Johnny Autin as well as Autin DT's dance artists and collaborators. The classes will include a variety of styles and genres, start each morning at 10am and run till 11.30am.

Classes are available between Monday 22 & Wednesday 24 June, on Friday 26 June and on Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8 July 2015.

There are a limited number of places available for each class, please contact education@autindancetheatre.com to book your place.

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This information was published on Sunday, 21 June, 2015

Slanjayvah Danza (UK, Leeds) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: June 21, 2015

We are excited to offer a week intensive with choreographers Jenni Wren and Susana Aguilar - in Leeds, UK. The opportunity is available for professional dancers, recent graduates and dance students entering their 3rd year of training in September.

Throughout the week participants will explore themes behind the company's unique new project "6 Feet, 3 Shoes", involving a combination of Contemporary, Scottish folk and Spanish flamenco dance.

Utilising an amalgamation of the traditional and contemporary styles, the residency will incorporate company class, creative work and choreography. Participants can expect to learn new skills at the same time as being challenged creatively to explore ideas using elements of percussive rhythm, counting, footwork, storytelling, folk songs and chants.

The residency will run Monday - Friday 10-5pm on 13th - 17th July in Leeds. Dancers are asked to commit to the entire week.

The cost of the residency week is £175 inclusive of light refreshments. Early bird discount rate of £150 if booked by 30th May. The deadline for registration is 21 June 2015. NB - places are limited and advance booking is essential. Full payment is required when booking a place.

To book your place, please contact info@slanjayvahdanza.com

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This information was published on Friday, 19 June, 2015

Kerry Nicholls (UK, London) Mentoring Programme

This is a workshop, Closes: June 26, 2015

Now in its second year, the successful KND Performance Mentoring Programme 2015 is open for applications. Devised and delivered by KND to boost professional dancers mid-career, we are offering rigorous technical training and thought-provoking workshops from expert guest artists, all underpinned by a tailor-made, individual mentoring scheme.

At a critical point in a dancer's career, typically unsupported by an educational institution, KND will prepare a small, select group of dancers for an ever-changing and varied job landscape, within a four-month programme.

This begins with a two-week studio-intensive encompassing classical and contemporary technique, choreography, voice, yoga, audition techniques, CV/show reel advice, network opportunities and professional development seminars, all delivered by sought-after teachers and artists, including Kerry herself.

Continuing on from the studio-intensive, Kerry will regularly mentor each participant on a one-to-one basis for a further three months. This is devised to encourage and confront current practice within a person-centered structure, supporting new thinking and artistic development.

Applicants should have graduated at least 4 years ago with a strong classical or contemporary background, possess a high technical ability and an enthusiasm for expanding their skill set.

Studio-intensive:

(held at English National Ballet studios, London)

MON 27 - FRI 31 JULY 2015
MON 03 - FRI 07 AUGUST 2015

Mentoring:
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2015
Full four-month programme cost:
£200

APPLICATIONS

To be considered, please send your CV, including a current headshot, along with a cover letter of no more than 300 words outlining what you hope to gain from the programme.
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in early July.

Applications should be sent to: emili@kerrynicholls.com. Closing deadline for applications:
6PM FRI 26 JUNE 2015

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This information was published on Thursday, 11 June, 2015

International Summer Lab (Germany, Frankfurt) Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: July 1, 2015

TOGETHER FOREVER presents dance companies and choreographers from China, Brazil, the USA, and Europe. With outstanding pieces on stage, projects in the public realm and in workshops, they explore the relationship between choreographic practice and political/social contexts from multiple perspectives. TOGETHER FOREVER challenges artists, visitors and the theatre to re-discover themselves.

With the International Summer Lab for the fourth time Tanzlabor 21 is preparing a laboratory conceived as a forum to facilitate communication between artistic practice and the theoretical reflection of contemporary art forms.

The Summer Lab focuses on contemporary dance and its proven potential to initiate inter- and transdisciplinary collaborations at the crossroads of dance and performance.

27 August - 5 September 2015

Interdisciplinary workshops for international students and artists:

Workshop I: Body-Memory-Reconstruction
Wen Hui (CN), Zou Xueping (CN) & Li Xinmin (CN)

Workshop II: Being Together
Lia Rodrigues (BR) & Silvia Soter (BR)

Workshop III: Acoustic Images. What I Hear is Not What I See.
Antonia Baehr (DE) & Valérie Castan (FR)

Workshop IV: Drawnonward
Jeremy Wade (US/DE) & Juli Reinartz (DE/SE)

The workshops are intended for international artists and students. The workshop language is English. Participation fee: € 490,- / € 250,- for students (current certificate of study required). Application deadline: 1 July 2015

Further information and application form: www.tanzlabor21.de

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This information was published on Tuesday, 9 June, 2015

Ravnedans (Norway) professional Classes and Workshops

This is a workshop, Closes: July 26, 2015

Ravnedans is South-Norways first festival of contemporary dance. The festival started the summer of 2010, and continued every summer. The festival is a growing meeting point for dance artists in the north, and a place to be inspired and meet other dance artists. We want to contribute to increase contemporary dance in the south region.

Date: 16th - 25th of July. Where: Kristiansand/ Norway

Join Ravnedans for 10 days of performances, seminars and workshops. The festival is running for the 6th time and are located in a beautiful summertown with outdoors and indoors events.

Teachers: Iaki Azpillage // Ultima Vez (ES/BE), Sam Coren // Hofesh Shechter (UK), Marianne Kjærsund// Bodygroove (NO), Martin Slaatto // Transporteringsdans (NO), Janne Camilla Lyster (NO), Taneli Torma (FI), Oona Doherty (UK), Dario Tortorelli (NL), Marie Bergbye Handeland (NO), The Line (NO), Kenneth Flak & Külli Roosna (NO/EST), Kristin Helgebostad (NO).

A full festival ticket will cost approximately £260 please check the event website for other ticket deals and their pricing.

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This information was published on Tuesday, 9 June, 2015

Gary Clarke (UK) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: June 12, 2015

As part of a creative residency at Yorkshire Dance, Leeds acclaimed choreographer Gary Clarke will be opening professional morning class for dance practitioners within the region.

The classes are FREE of charge and will be led by Gary Clarke as well as members of Gary Clarke Company. The class will include a variety of styles and genres throughout the residency and will last for approximately 1 hour.

Classes available between Monday 8 June and Friday 12 June
Classes start each morning at 10am and run till 11am.

There are a limited number of places available for each class, please book through the Yorkshire Dance website, here.

Please Note: These are professional level classes and it is advised that individuals should be undertaking or have graduated dance training at degree level.

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This information was published on Sunday, 7 June, 2015

Candoco Dance Company (UK, London) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: June 12, 2015

Candoco Dance Company will be offering professional class at Greenwich Dance In London for the week of 8th June.

Delivered by Candoco company dancers, classes will be based on their experiences with recent choreographers Thomas Hauert and Hetain Patel. Dancers will draw on Hauert's improvisational tasks used in making Notturnino and vocal explorations proposed during the making of Let's Talk About Dis by Hetain Patel.

Class is open to disabled and non-disabled dancers and operates on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Classes run from 10.30am to 12pm starting on 8th June until 12th June 2015 and cost £4.20 per class or £35 for a 10-Class Dance Card.

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This information was published on Thursday, 4 June, 2015

Chantry Dance Company (UK, Grantham) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: July 3, 2015

Chantry Dance Company are holding open company class for professional dancers and dance students in full-time vocational training at Dance Pointe studios in Grantham, East Midlands. Classes run from Tuesday June 23rd - Friday July 3rd. Each day focuses on the following styles:

Monday - contemporary ballet
Tuesday - contemporary
Wednesday - classical Greek
Thursday - contemporary ballet
Friday - classical ballet

Generally classes are 10.00am - 11.30am but please email rae@chantrydancecompany.org to confirm times and ensure spaces are available. A donation of £4 for class is kindly requested, but with no pressure to donate if your finances do not permit it.

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This information was published on Thursday, 4 June, 2015

JASSPA (UK, London) Contemporary Teacher

This is a jobs, Closes: June 12, 2015

A new contemporary dance teacher is required at JASSPA, SE22, for September 2015. The post involves taking 3 or 4 classes between 9am and 1pm on term-time Saturdays. In the autumn term classes are technique based; from the spring term the focus is on choreographing showpieces for summer shows that take place in our on-site purpose built theatre.

The style of dance does not need to be strictly contemporary; a certain openness and crossover of various styles are welcome, but a strong combination of basic technique and creativity is essential.

Successful applicants will have 3 years professional dance training or teacher training and experience of taking weekly classes/education. Jasspa is seeking a contemporary dance teacher who wants to make a real impact and commitment with this permanent position in an established performing arts school. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach on either 13th or 20th June.

How to apply: Application details can be found at http://www.jasspa.org.uk/?cat=16
Closing date: Midday, Friday 12th June. Applications to Jasspa's Administrator: Emma Wilkins at jasspa@jags.org.uk

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This information was published on Tuesday, 2 June, 2015

Freefall Dance (UK, Falmouth) Summer Intensive

This is a workshop, Closes: August 1, 2015

Join Freefall for 2 days of vigorous physical training of the highest quality. Designed to inspire and challenge aspiring dancers (16+) through to practicing professionals, this package of classes taught by experienced specialists in their field in state of the art dance studios.

The workshop will take place at AMATA, Falmouth University on the 1st and 2nd of August 2015.

Aimed at performers, practitioners, independent and emerging dance artists, the intermediate and advanced level classes aim to refresh on-going physical, and creative training in a supported atmosphere.

The intensive takes place at the purpose built dance studios near the stunningly beautiful Cornish coastal town of Falmouth. The event is an artist led initiative developed and co-produced by Freefall Dance, Falmouth University and supported by Hall for Cornwall.

Contemporary Classes

KJ Mortimer (Akram Khan, Yael Flexer, James Wilton)
Luke Birch (H2 Dance, Yael Flexer)
Tom Jackson-Greaves (Matthew Bourne, Kneehigh)
Charlotte Eatock (Henry Oguike, Richard Alston)
Sophie Colthurst (Freefall Dance)

Pilates

Sally Knight (Cscape Dance)

Yoga

Simon Birch

Early Bird Ticket: Book before Friday 5th June and get your ticket for only £80. Standard Ticket: £90

For more details and to book please visit: www.freefalldance.co.uk

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This information was published on Wednesday, 27 May, 2015

Ian Garside (UK, London) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: May 21, 2015

Demanding physical practice harbouring the idea of 'dance specific conditioning' or Training. We'll refine a multitude of psychosomatic skills useful for the contemporary dancer/ performer (e.g. strength, stamina, co-ordination, musicality). 

Ian Garside facilitates ProDance Training
TripSpace, Haggerston
18th-21st May 10:30 a.m.-noon  |  £5

By engagement of the 'total' emotional physical social self in approaching this movement practice, we'll regard and invigorate the transmutable landscape of the 'body.' Expect loud music and sweat!

Ian Garside grew up in the North West of England, discovering performance through acting. He went on to study dance at Laban, London (2005-'08) and P.A.R.T.S. Brussels (2008-'10). He has performed for various choreographers/ companies across Europe, whilst also pursuing other diverse interests. Ian is currently involved in DV8 Physical Theatre's production 'John'.

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This information was published on Wednesday, 6 May, 2015